USAMRMC New Products and Ideas

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The United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) utilizes the New Products and Ideas (NPI) system as a mechanism to have visibility and evaluate new products and ideas, currently configured or in development, that support our mission. The NPI provides a means for our subject matter experts to assess these products and ideas, evaluate their applicability to USAMRMC's mission, and provide feedback to the submitter. It provides the vendor an opportunity to showcase their product or idea without needing to travel to Fort Detrick and without giving anyone an unfair competitive advantage.

Submission to the NPI is not a substitute where other vehicles are more appropriate, such as responding to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) or Program Announcements (PAs), nor does it take the place of a pre-proposal that may be required by a BAA or PA.

USAMRMC does not award contracts, provide research grants, or offer other forms of financial support through the NPI. Likewise, USAMRMC does not purchase or obtain programs, services or products through the NPI. All requirements and funding opportunities are advertised through and Please visit those sites to view current solicitations and announcements.

Need More Information?

The "Gateway to Partnerships Brochure," prepared by the Strategic Planning Office, describes some resources for doing business with USAMRMC. We suggest reviewing this brochure and contacting the Strategic Planning Office to begin the conversation.

- Gateway to Partnerships Brochure (PDF 4 MB)

Frequently Asked Question

Where can I learn more about USAMRMC's current and upcoming funding opportunities?

The Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) and Program Announcements (PAs) are posted on To view USAMRMC’s BAAs and PAs, go to Search for USAMRMC’s announcements by inserting “12.420” in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) block. This site is updated daily. Similarly, you may search for USAMRMC’s current contract opportunities by going to If you do not know the number of a particular opportunity, enter "W81XWH" in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" block and press "Search". This site is updated daily. You may also access these opportunities on the Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) website, and may be accessed by going to and click on “Procurement Notifications” under the heading, “ASFI for Industry”. If you do not know the number of a particular solicitation, scroll down the list of contracting offices to identify the US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity to find a listing of solicitations for USAMRMC. The ASFI site is updated daily. To find a projection of upcoming opportunities, go to USAMRMC’s Advanced Acquisition Forecast (AAF), which can be found at The AAF is a projection of possible future contracting opportunities with elements of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and other activities on Fort Detrick. The AAF is updated periodically.

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Page last modified: 12-Mar-2016